Short Film: You Must Watch This Hilarious Short Film Where William Shatner Tried to Go back to 16th Century England On a Mission to Kill William Shakespeare

Short Film: You Must Watch This Hilarious Short Film Where William Shatner Tried to Go back to 16th Century England On a Mission to Kill William Shakespeare

  In this awesome short film, William Shatner goes back in time to 16th Century England to kill William Shakespeare. Why? Because Shatner can speak in Iambic Pentameter. This short has been made with Lego and it's actually pretty amazing. … [Read more...]

Inspirational Video: Check Out Our Lovely Dedication to England in Springtime in This Video Where Geoffrey Palmer Reads Home Thoughts From Abroad – “Oh To Be In England”

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It's now springtime and England and one of our favorite trips was during the spring in England back in 2012. So, we decided to take some of the great video we took on that trip and combine it with a reading of the poem "Home Thoughts from Abroad" by … [Read more...]

Brit Movies: Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy being Adapted into New Film Starring Carey Mulligan and Michael Sheen

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As our regular readers are well aware, I happen to love Dorset. It's my favorite place to visit in England and we always visit when we're in the country. Because of this, I have a particular love of the works of Thomas Hardy, with Far From the … [Read more...]

The Fiver: “I saw it, mate! It’s real!” Five Uniquely British Myths and Legends

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Every culture develops myths and legends. Sometimes they’re used to explain the unexplainable or grow out of a tale that becomes more and more embellished over time. Some of these stories eventually get an explanation, but others remain a mystery. … [Read more...]

Brit Books: Americashire – A Field Guide to a Marriage by Jennifer Richardson

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I'm a sucker for a book about an American attempting to live in the UK. Several of my favorite books about Britain were written by Americans who moved to the UK. So, I was delighted to take a look at Americashire: A Field Guide to a Marriage by … [Read more...]

Brit DVD Reviews: Shakespeare – The King’s Man by Athena

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Shakespeare: The King’s Man was an absolute delight from start to finish.   I’m a fan of Shakespeare, but admittedly don’t know a whole lot about the plays he wrote during his time as “the King’s Man,” when he and company became the “King’s Players,” … [Read more...]

Brit Books: Exclusive Excerpt from Americashire – Memoir About Marrying a Brit and Moving to the Cotswolds

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Editor's Note: The following in an excerpt from Americashire, a new book by Jennifer Richardson about marrying a British man and then moving to the beautiful Cotswolds. She's kindly offered us this excerpt. Check out her book - it's a lot of … [Read more...]

New Anglotopia Book: Anglotopia’s Dictionary of British English

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We've been working on it for months and hinting at it on our social media feeds and today is the day we're ready to release Anglotopia's Dictionary of British English: Brit Slang from A to Zed! We're really excited about this new book as we've had … [Read more...]